17th May 2021

Tizann in a Jiffy

Tizann in a Jiffy

Tizann is a Goan Porridge made from Ragi and is considered a Super Food and very good for increasing one’s immunity. Tizann in a Jiffy is an easier way to make the Tizann (For the traditional method, click here). It uses Nachi (Ragi) Malt which is a Ragi flour made from sprouted Ragi. If you don’t have the Ragi Malt you can also use Ragi Flour. You can use coconut milk out of a can or re-constituted coconut milk powder. You can also replace the coconut milk with dairy milk or non-dairy milk like almond milk or soya milk. You can cook the Tizann in a Jiffy in less than 15 minutes.

Serves: 2 Persons

Prep. Time: 5 Mins

Cooking Time: 8 to 10 Mins


  • Ragi Malt Powder – 3 tbsp.
  • Palm Jaggery (crushed) – 50 gms
  • Sugarcane Jaggery (crushed) – 10 gms (optional)
  • Thick Coconut Milk – ⅓ Cup
  • Cardamom Powder – a pinch
  • Salt – a pinch

Step 1:     Dissolve the ragi malt in 2 cups of water (500 ml) and place on heat. Keep stirring on medium heat till the mixture thickens and looks glossy (about 6 minutes)

Step 2:     Once the mixture has thickened add the jaggery and cook whilst stirring continuously till the jaggery dissolves.

Step 3:     Add the salt and cardamom powder and the thick coconut milk and cook whilst stirring for about a minute. Switch off the heat and serve warm.

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